The table below looks at the statistics for PostGIS skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PostGIS over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PostGIS
Rank 904 939 977
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +38
Permanent jobs citing PostGIS 10 23 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.021% 0.009%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.026% 0.056% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 10 22 10
Median salary £48,750 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £29,400 £47,800
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £62,000 £53,250
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
37926 41264 44738
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.78% 37.55% 38.69%
Number of salaries quoted 33051 35234 37660
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

PostGIS
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing PostGIS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

PostGIS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

PostGIS
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PostGIS within the UK.

PostGIS Salary Trend in the UK

PostGIS
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PostGIS over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 within the UK.

PostGIS Salary Histogram in the UK

PostGIS
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PostGIS within the UK over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +46 6 £48,750 +8.33%
London +36 4 £53,750 +2.38%
Scotland +20 4 £47,500 +30.13%
Edinburgh - 4 £47,500 -
South East +25 1 £35,000 -39.13%
Yorkshire - 1 £50,000 -
Leeds - 1 £50,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £50,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £35,000 -

PostGIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT jobs citing PostGIS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for PostGIS.

1 26 (83.87%) GIS
2 23 (74.19%) Python
3 21 (67.74%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (51.61%) Java
5 15 (48.39%) JavaScript
5 15 (48.39%) Linux
5 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (45.16%) GeoServer
7 13 (41.94%) HTML
8 12 (38.71%) Oracle
9 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
10 9 (29.03%) Software Engineering
10 9 (29.03%) Jenkins
11 8 (25.81%) Big Data
11 8 (25.81%) Web Development
11 8 (25.81%) C++
11 8 (25.81%) SQL
12 7 (22.58%) CSS
12 7 (22.58%) ESRI
12 7 (22.58%) Computer Science
12 7 (22.58%) QA
12 7 (22.58%) Open Source
12 7 (22.58%) GeoWebCache
13 6 (19.35%) Continuous Delivery
13 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
13 6 (19.35%) Git (software)
13 6 (19.35%) Oracle Spatial
13 6 (19.35%) Subversion
13 6 (19.35%) TOGAF
13 6 (19.35%) Scrum

PostGIS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (45.16%) GeoServer
2 6 (19.35%) Oracle Spatial
3 5 (16.13%) Apache
3 5 (16.13%) Apache Spark
4 4 (12.90%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (9.68%) nginx
6 2 (6.45%) ArcGIS
7 1 (3.23%) Apache Solr
7 1 (3.23%) IIS
7 1 (3.23%) Jetty
7 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) GitHub
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon S3
2 1 (3.23%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (3.23%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (83.87%) GIS
2 21 (67.74%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
4 8 (25.81%) Big Data
5 5 (16.13%) QGIS
5 5 (16.13%) Redis
6 2 (6.45%) MongoDB
6 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
6 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
7 1 (3.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (3.23%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
7 1 (3.23%) MySQL
7 1 (3.23%) OpenTSDB
7 1 (3.23%) Parquet
7 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
7 1 (3.23%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 9 (29.03%) Jenkins
2 6 (19.35%) Git (software)
2 6 (19.35%) Subversion
3 4 (12.90%) Hudson
3 4 (12.90%) Visual Studio
4 3 (9.68%) JIRA
5 2 (6.45%) Artifactory
5 2 (6.45%) Travis CI
5 2 (6.45%) Vagrant
6 1 (3.23%) Bugzilla
6 1 (3.23%) Capybara
6 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.23%) IntelliJ
6 1 (3.23%) RSpec
6 1 (3.23%) Selenium
General
1 4 (12.90%) Games
2 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.45%) Finance
3 2 (6.45%) Retail
4 1 (3.23%) German Language
4 1 (3.23%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (3.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 22 (70.97%) Developer
2 12 (38.71%) GIS Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Python Developer
4 6 (19.35%) Big Data Developer
4 6 (19.35%) Software Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) C# Developer
5 4 (12.90%) C# Software Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Java Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Java Software Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Machine Learning Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Software Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Java Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Django Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Python Software Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (41.94%) HTML
2 7 (22.58%) CSS
3 5 (16.13%) Django
4 4 (12.90%) .NET
4 4 (12.90%) AngularJS
4 4 (12.90%) ODBC
4 4 (12.90%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (12.90%) REST
4 4 (12.90%) XSLT
5 3 (9.68%) JSON
5 3 (9.68%) XML
6 2 (6.45%) HTML5
6 2 (6.45%) Jinja
6 2 (6.45%) Leaflet
6 2 (6.45%) LESS
6 2 (6.45%) Node.js
6 2 (6.45%) OpenLayers
6 2 (6.45%) RESTful
6 2 (6.45%) SOAP
6 2 (6.45%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Computer Science
2 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (12.90%) Algorithms
3 4 (12.90%) Artificial Intelligence
3 4 (12.90%) Physics
4 3 (9.68%) Social Network
5 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.23%) Economics
5 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.23%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 15 (48.39%) Linux
2 4 (12.90%) Windows
3 2 (6.45%) CentOS
3 2 (6.45%) Fedora
3 2 (6.45%) Unix
4 1 (3.23%) Android
4 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (29.03%) Software Engineering
3 8 (25.81%) Web Development
4 7 (22.58%) Open Source
5 6 (19.35%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (19.35%) OO
5 6 (19.35%) Scrum
5 6 (19.35%) TOGAF
6 5 (16.13%) Machine Learning
7 4 (12.90%) Data Management
7 4 (12.90%) Game Development
7 4 (12.90%) ITIL
7 4 (12.90%) OOP
7 4 (12.90%) Service Management
8 3 (9.68%) Front End Development
9 1 (3.23%) Build Automation
9 1 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (3.23%) IT Audit
9 1 (3.23%) Process Improvement
9 1 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (74.19%) Python
2 16 (51.61%) Java
3 15 (48.39%) JavaScript
4 8 (25.81%) C++
4 8 (25.81%) SQL
5 6 (19.35%) Shell Script
6 5 (16.13%) Bash Shell
7 4 (12.90%) C
7 4 (12.90%) C#
7 4 (12.90%) Perl
8 1 (3.23%) Elixir
8 1 (3.23%) Ruby
8 1 (3.23%) Scala
8 1 (3.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.90%) PhD
3 2 (6.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (22.58%) QA
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) GeoWebCache
2 2 (6.45%) Varnish
3 1 (3.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (3.23%) Docker
3 1 (3.23%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) Ansible
2 2 (6.45%) HAProxy
2 2 (6.45%) Packer
3 1 (3.23%) Kibana
3 1 (3.23%) logstash
3 1 (3.23%) Mesos
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) Oracle
2 7 (22.58%) ESRI
3 5 (16.13%) Mapinfo
3 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
4 3 (9.68%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.23%) Google